New fire just east of Golden reported on the BC Wildfire dashboard.

New fire just east of Golden reported on the BC Wildfire dashboard.

New fire reported just east of Golden

The approximate location is the Wiedenman Creek area

The B.C. Wildfire Dashboard is reporting a new fire just east of Golden.

The fire, which was discovered on Tuesday, July 20 according to the dashboard, is estimated to be 0.o1 hectares in size. The suspected cause is still unknown.

The approximate location of the fire is Wiedenman Creek, which is approximately 27 kilometres east of Golden along the Trans-Canada highway.

For more information and updates visit bcwildfire.ca. An interactive map of all active wildfires can be found here .

The fire reporting number is 1 800 663-5555 or *5555 from a cell phone.

There are currently 295 active fires in the province, 15 of which are new in the last two days.

The BC Wildfire service has issued a wind advisory for the Interior and southeastern B.C. over the next few days, as a weather system is expected to hit the province and potentially increase the danger of fires across the province.

READ MORE: Incoming winds expected to increase wildfire activity in the B.C. Interior

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